February 2016 Newsletter
24th February, 2016
We do formally announce that, the mid-trimester break begins at 14:00hours on Thursday, February 25, 2016 and ends on Monday, February 29, 2016. The school’s normal academic work will be in full swing as from Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
RELEASE OF MID-TRIMESTER TEST RESULTS
The mid-trimester test papers and the accompanying results will be released to the parents on Thursday, February 25, 2016. Parents are duly entreated to contact their children’s teachers for collection and discussion, if need be. However, the reports for the Junior High students will be released at a latter date.
We are grateful to parents for their commitment and the active partnership role they play in paying their children’s fees on time. However, parents who still owe are reminded to settle their indebtedness ON or BEFORE the resumption from mid-trimester break. KINDLY NOTE THAT CHILDREN OF DEFAULTING PARENTS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ENTRY INTO THE SCHOOL UNTILL FULL PAYMENT OF FEES IS MADE.
The mid-trimester exams which began on Monday, February 15, 2016 and continued till Friday, February 18, 2016 were conducted in the usual serene atmosphere devoid of any major hitches. However on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 there was a delay in the commencement of the examination owing to a technical problem.
Project work and assignment will be uploaded on the school’s website for parents to download and assist their children perform the tasks. It is expected that completed tasks should be submitted at the resumption of the mid-trimester break.
ADMISSION FORMS OUT
We are pleased to announce to all parents that admission forms for the 2016/2017 academic year are available. Parents who wish to obtain copies for onward registration may come to the front desk at the primary department and pick one or visit the school’s website, download, fill and return same to the school. Parents could pass this notice to friends and relatives who desire to enroll their children in our school.
As per the school’s Calendar of Activities, we write to invite parents and guardians to the school’s Stakeholders’ Conference slated for Saturday, March 5, 2016. Kindly be informed that time and venue for the programme will be communicated to parents in due course.
TIT-BITS FOR PARENTS
Children learn what they live with
If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.
If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.
If children live with pity, they learn to feel sorry for themselves.
If children live with ridicule, they learn to feel shy.
If children live with jealousy, they learn to feel envious.
If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.
If children live with encouragement, they learn confidence.
If children live with tolerance, they learn patience.
If children live with praise, they learn appreciation.
If children live with acceptance, they learn to love.
If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves.
If children live with recognition, they learn it is good to have a goal.
If children live with sharing, they learn generosity.
If children live with honesty, they learn truthfulness.
If children live with fairness, they learn justice.
If children live with kindness and consideration, they learn respect.
If children live with security, they learn to have faith in themselves and in those about them.
If children live with friendliness, they learn the world is a nice place in which to live
- By Dorothy Law Nolte
Thank you and God bless you.